Below are insider transactions of 1,000 shares or more for...

INSIDER TRADING

January 05, 1998|By Insider Trading is written by CDA/Investnet of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Below are insider transactions of 1,000 shares or more for publicly held companies based in Maryland or having substantial operations here. Insiders are officers, directors or owners of 10 percent or more of a corporation's stock.

Biospherics Inc.

Lee Randall Zehner, vice president, exercised an option for 5,000 shares of common stock at $2.88 each Nov. 18 and sold them at $6 each Nov. 18. He no longer holds shares in the company.

Guilford Pharm. Inc.

David R. Savello, vice president, purchased 1,000 shares of common at $23.75 each Nov. 21. Savello now directly holds 11,000 shares of common.

Life Technologies

Joseph Clement Stokes, vice president, exercised an option for 13,583 shares of common at between $12.25 and $16 each from Nov. 17 to Nov. 21 and sold them for between $30.25 and $31.13 each from Nov. 17 to Nov. 21. He now directly and indirectly holds 20,536 common.

J. Stark Thompson, officer, exercised an option for 3,000 shares of common at $4.83 each Nov. 5 and sold them at $30.75 each Nov. 5. He now directly and indirectly holds 44,904 common.

Rosemary J. Versteegen, vice president, exercised an option for 10,606 shares of common at between $9.50 and $13.92 each from Nov. 6 to Nov. 10 and sold 7,106 shares at $30 each from Nov. 6 to Nov. 10. Versteegen now directly and indirectly holds 5,634 common.

Manor Care Inc.

Ronald Baron, beneficial owner, purchased 1,428 shares of common stock at between $35.12 and $35.38 each from Nov. 5 to Nov. 19. Baren now directly holds 233,462 common.

Provident Bankshares

Robert B. Barnhill, director, purchased 1,000 shares of common stock at $57.88 each Nov. 25. Barnhill now directly holds 1,056 common.

Peter M. Martin, officer, exercised an option for 7,950 shares of common at $3.55 each from Nov. 7 to Nov. 10 and sold them at $54.25 each from Nov. 7 to Nov. 10. He now directly and indirectly holds 47,502 common.

Travelers Group Inc.

Robert B. Willumstad, chairman, exercised an option for 30,789 shares of common at between $27 and $56.38 each Nov. 14. To cover expenses of the transaction, Willumstad turned in 26,101 of them for $69.63 each Nov. 14 and now directly and indirectly holds 463,416 common.

Jay S. Fishman, vice president, exercised an option for 28,921 shares of common at between $27 and $56.13 each Nov. 14. To cover expenses of the transaction, Fishman turned in 21,747 of them for $69.63 each Nov. 14 and now directly and indirectly holds 286,705 common.

Jeffrey B. Lane, chairman, exercised an option for 25,102 shares of common at between $22 and $56.13 each from Nov. 5 to Nov. 17. To cover expenses of the transaction, Lane turned in 20,921 of them for between $69.63 and $72.94 each from Nov. 5 to Nov. 17 and now directly and indirectly holds 710,908 common.

Robert I. Lipp, chairman, exercised an option for 172,733 shares of common at between $16.63 and $56.13 each from Nov. 3 to Nov. 14. To cover expenses of the transaction, Lipp turned in 124,039 of them for between $69.63 and $70 each from Nov. 3 to Nov. 14 and now directly and indirectly holds 1,749,431 common.

Irwin R. Ettinger, officer, exercised an option for 53,376 shares of common at between $7.48 and $56.88 each from Nov. 7 to Nov. 24. To cover expenses of the transaction, Ettinger turned in 38,909 of them for between $50.44 and $75.25 each from Nov. 7 to Nov. 24 and now directly and indirectly holds 524,848 common.

Marjorie Magner, officer, exercised an option for 30,189 shares of common at between $27 and $56.38 each Nov. 14. To cover expenses of the transaction, Magner turned in 24,899 of them for $69.63 each Nov. 14 and now directly and indirectly holds 138,590 common.

Joseph J. Plumeri, director, exercised an option for 8,000 shares of common at $40.69 each Nov. 3. To cover expenses of the transaction, Plumeri turned in 6,211 of them for $70 each Nov. 3 and now directly and indirectly holds 474,217 common.

US Airways Group

John R. Long, officer of subsidiary, exercised an option for 25,000 shares of common stock at $21.75 each from Nov. 21 to Nov. 28. To cover expenses of the transaction, Long turned in 1,967 of them for $55.03 each from Nov. 21 to Nov. 28 and sold 25,000 shares in the open market for between $49.38 and $49.50 each from Nov. 21 to Nov. 28. Long now directly holds 29,252 common.

Pub Date: 1/05/98

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